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Kent House B&B

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   47 Lower Glanmire Road, Cork, Ireland
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Ranked #8 of 63 Cork B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, this place is really hard to find. The N4 through Cork forces you left before the b&b so you have to go PAST the train station and turn right and back track if coming from the East. Also, it appears to be in a rougher area, not to worry! The b&b is a short 10-15 minute walk... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for you review of our B&B. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Sorry you found it difficult to locate us. A lot of Cork city is based on a one-way system, nothing we can do about that I'm afraid. Gland to see the triple glazing windows are working !!!. Thanks for the recommendation.. Lorraine & John... More

Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this B&B for 2 nights and it was wonderful! It was literally a 5 minute from the train station. The owners John and Lorraine were really nice and extremely helpful in helping you plan what you would like to do. The rooms were very comfortable, roomy bathrooms and great hair dryer! Very convenient walk to downtown and... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi Dawn, Thank you for your time in submitting a review for our B&B. We are delighted you both enjoyed your two night stay with us. We are pleased everything went well for you during your visit, even the rain keeping off during your Hop on Hop off bus tour !!!. Thanks for the recommendation, we really appreciate it. Thanks... More

New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at Kent House. The rooms were very basic, but clean and comfortable. Lorraine was wonderful at answering our questions and giving us suggestions. She also cooked us a delicious breakfast and even gave me some extra tea packets to take back to the US when I told her my mom liked tea.... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi Mary, Thank you for your time and effort to submit a review of our B&B. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, and we are delighted to see your Mother enjoyed her Real Irish Tea !!!. We hope the rest of your holiday went well.... Be sure to let us know if you come back to Ireland,... More

Trabuco Canyon, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

When driving up to this place we were very scared. It is located on a busy narrow street and the hotel only offers on street parking. The neighborhood was not the best and the place looked run down. Once inside though we were greater by a friendly man and showed our rooms. Although not the best room it was adequate.... More

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JDineen, Manager at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

HI, Firstly we must apologise that the exterior of the house scared you. It's not a complaint we have had before, but we will look into it. We are sorry but it seems you just didn't get what we are about. We are a 3*star B&B integrated into a Victorian Townhouse. We are not a 5star hotel as were your... More

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed in Dec 2013- so very sorry for the belated review! John & Lorraine were both friendly & helpful with directions and suggestions on where to go for dinner and what to see while in Cork. I know when I booked initially I read some people had difficulty finding parking but we had absolutely no trouble. Loved that we... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your time and great review you put up. Better Late Than Never !!!!! It is always a pleasure to read the reviews our guests leave for us. It shows we are doing a good job and the service we offer is of a high standard and is appreciated by our guests. We are glad... More

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The lovely owners of kent house welcomed me in after a long night and day in Cork City. Beautiful bedroom and a brilliant breakfast. I left refreshed and full and ready for more travels. I would definitely visit again when I'm next in cork. It's only a minute walk from the train station too so perfect for tired feet!

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, We thank you for your kind review of our B&B. We are delighted you took the time and that you enjoyed yourself as well. When you return to Cork be sure to give us a shout... Charlies is still as mad as ever... Thanks Lorraine & John More

Cape Breton Island, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We, three of us, stayed with John and Lorraine for two days . We had a great room for three ,a double and single bed, backed onto the railway station so kind of neat seeing the trains come and go . No noise at all from the trains . Even if two of you , this room # 6 was... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your time and effort to submit a review on our B&B. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, and we are delighted to see the Triple Glazing is working properly. We hope the car situation resolved itself in Galway. Now its back to the B&B again...... Be sure to let us know if you... More

Romagnano Sesia, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

With my family, we stayed here 2 nights at the beginning and ending of our trip. What we found was an excellent B&B, with large rooms (we had two different family bedrooms during our stay, on the first and second floor, both large and clean), with a delicious breakfast, with a good location (15 minutes on foot to the centre)... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your time to give a review of our property. We really do appreciate your feedback .We are delighted to hear l you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Cork and your stay with us, and that you got to see more than one of our rooms. We are delighted that you were able to enjoy... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent B&B due to the very personal care of guests by Lorraine and John Dineen. The home is a historic building fitted out for modern travelers. The room set up had everything on our list: Tea and coffee setup, two chairs and a desk/table,in_room safe, plenty of bright lighting throughout, shelves and space for toiletries in the... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to submit a wonderful review for our B&B. We have spent a long time trying to get a Victorian Townhouse to blend into the 21st century and it looks like it's eventually paying off. We really appreciate your kind comments and we are delighted your stay was as good. We wish you all... More

Melbourne, Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
77 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I booked this B&B 9 months ago but when I arrived I was told that they had lost my booking, and because they were full, had arranged a room at another B&B. The owner was very apologetic but the replacement place was rated much lower in tripadvisor. This B&B is right on the N8, and if is anything like the... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

I am more disappointed with TripAdvisor than the reviewer in this case. The reviewer did NOT stay with me, he stayed with my neighbour, an arrangement that was made 10 days beforehand. There is no review of my B&B here. There are two statements of fact followed by a completely inaccurate and damaging assumption. I asked TripAdvisor to remove this... More

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Address: 47 Lower Glanmire Road, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Kent House B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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